Meaning of SCRIMP in English

I. adjective

Synonyms: meager 2, exiguous, poor, scant, scanty, scrimpy, skimp, skimpy, spare, sparse

II. verb

to be extremely frugal and parsimonious in an effort to economize

scrimped all year to buy that fur coat

Synonyms: pinch, scrape, screw, skimp, ||skinch, spare, stint; compare spare 3

Related Word: scamp; scratch; save (up)

Idioms: pinch pennies

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